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co-respondent

noun [C] uk   /ˌkəʊ.rɪˈspɒn.dənt/ us    /ˌkoʊ.rəˈspɑːn-/ specialized
the person who a married person is said to have committed adultery (= sex outside marriage) with: He was cited/named as co-respondent in the divorce.
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